Teaching Music Across History By Valeaira Luppens and Greg ForemanBook and CD
Teaching Music Across History will help your students understand the ways that music and the arts reflect our culture and how historical events have shaped our civilization and customs. Reproducible student pages are included, making lessons a snap to prepare, keeping students actively engaged, and allowing for easy assessment. The accompanying CD contains listening examples of works by great Classical composers to support and reinforce the lessons. By increasing critical and higher level thinking skills with winning, creative, ready-to-teach methods, Teaching Music Across History will help your students meet item 9 of the National Standards for Music Education ("Understanding music in relation to history and culture”). This excellent curriculum will encourage your students to incorporate a deeper understanding of history and heritage, and allow you to effortlessly integrate historical information within music instruction.
Contents:FAVORITE SONGS What Makes a Song Great? GEORGE WASHINGTON George Washington's Biography MUSIC HISTORY INTERNET RESOURCES GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY! TIME MACHINE The International Society of Time Travelers CD CONTENTS (SUGGESTED USES) PEER GYNT ISN'T VERY SWEET! HOLIDAY FUN ELECTION DAY THE TREBLE TALK SHOW! HIS TRUTH IS MARCHING ON Julia Ward Howe Clara Schumann Women's Rights Georgie's Rap A LINCOLN PORTRAIT A Lincoln Portrait, (excerpt) by Aaron Copland LETMY PEOPLE GO! BACH'S COURT TRIAL Background Notes for Court Case Courtroom Procedure PREFACE GREAT-GREAT-GREAT INVENTIONS! Baroque Period Inventions Classical Period Inventions Romantic Period Inventions Modern Period Inventions Holidays---Fun! Fun! Fun! THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE STRING STORY FORWARD MARCH ABOUT THE AUTHORS COMPACTING COMPOSERS CRACK THE CODE SAIL! SAIL! SAIL YOUR BOAT! Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. Who Am I? Martin Luther King Jr. BUMBLEBEE BLAST! NURSERY RHYMES Old MacDonald Had a Farm Lucy Locket Mary Had a Little Lamb Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Nursery Rhyme Medley THE VOICE OF THE PIONEERS The Voice of the Pioneers Clues THANKSGIVING TRIVIA "Over the River and Through the Woods" HANSEL AND GRETEL OPERA HISTORY THE NUTCRACKER CHIT CHAT ALL THAT JAZZ!